If you have an affinity for French wines then The Wines of France by Edwin Soon will be the most appropriate guide to the world of French wines. This comprehensive book covers the fundamental concepts of France’s wine culture. The vital information is explained in an engaging, fun way and illustrated with beautiful images from the French regions and vineyards.
From origin of French wine, the grape growing and its soils to the wine making and details on appellation, unique characteristics of each region and even the day to day tips on food and wine pairing, are explained in detail. With a glossary on specific terms and vocabulary on wine, it’s definitely a must-have book for any bona fide oenophile! Best of all, readers of Wine & Dine Magazine will get to purchase this book at a special rate of $49.90 (usual price $65), while stocks last. There are two venues which you can get your hands on this book.
Information on author:
Edwin Soon studied and lived in France for many years before returning to Singapore to teach, talk and write about wine. An economist as well as a qualified oenologist, Edwin has worked in various wineries around the world, run wine shops and hosted wine competitions. He has authored many guides – Soave & Asian Food, Appetite Magazine’s French Wine Retail Guide, Wine and Dine’s Italian Wine Guide – to name a few. Edwin is also the author of Pairing Wines with Asian Food and also co-wrote the Gourmand award-winning book, Wine with Asian Food. Recently nominated for wine communicator of the year, Edwin cites The Wines of France as the most engaging yet enjoyable book he has ever written.
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